Assistant Program Director (Chinatown YMCA)

The Chinatown YMCA is seeking a qualified Assistant Program Director.
Job Description

Salary: $62,400 - $68,000 Annually

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.

The Chinatown YMCA is seeking a qualified Assistant Program Director who, under the direct supervision of the Program Director, will supervise Case Planners in the Family Support program, review progress reports, assist in the facilitation of parent group meetings and workshops, and make referrals and follow ups with community and sponsoring agencies. The Assistant Program Director will be responsible for the overall quality and efficiency of the Preventive Services Program and supervision of professional staff on clinical & programmatic issues and reporting program needs and challenges to program director in biweekly basis.

School-Based Early Support: Catchment 1, 2, 3 (Districts 1 & 2).
School Communities: P.S. 140, P.S. 142, P.S. 110, M.S. 131 & P.S. 42.

The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid time off, free YMCA membership and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (i.e., full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

  • Master’s degree in social work with a minimum of five (5) years of post-graduate work experience, with progressively increasing responsibility.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of related experience.
  • Bilingual: Spanish/English.
Essential Functions
  • Promote an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful environment that embraces the diversity of all participants.
  • Responsible for the overall quality and efficiency of the Preventive Services Program.
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate staff including the program’s case planners, administrative assistant and may also include paraprofessional staff and interns.
  • Analyze statistics, ensure contract compliance, and participate in the program’s annual self-evaluation process.
  • Interpret / devise agency operation policies in order to ensure services are provided to a good standard.
  • Conduct program planning & evaluation.
  • Keep up with documents updated on a weekly basis.
  • Serve 12+ families on a monthly basis if needed and in absence of a case planner and keep the utilization 100%.
  • Coordinate the center’s programs with the community needs & resources; maintain liaison with other community-based organizations.
  • Consult regularly with various funding sources & consult with the Program Director regarding program operation.
  • Review, correct and revise progress notes according to ACS/APA/PAMS expectation.
  • Maintain progress notes and FASPS in a timely manner in each case and case planner/s; meet with case planners in weekly basis.
  • Comply with YMCA requirements and Administration for Children Services; coordinate quality assurance and quality improvement efforts across programs, if applicable; collaborates with senior staff in development and implementation of staff training component.
  • Advocate for the needs of immigrant families along with community leaders & administrations of Social Service agencies.
  • Represent the agency in the community, city and state; Act as a liaison and collaborate with agencies that clients are involved with.
  • Attend meetings and participate on various committees and arrange trainings with workforce institute.
  • Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings, and special events, request by program director.
  • Adhere to all Department of Health, YMCA of Greater New York, and funder standards, expectations, and regulations.
  • Assist and supervise parent group.

Clinical Services & Support

  • Facilitates with the staff SOL and CPW several offerings of the weekly Evidenced-Based Model Triple P Group for all school families who enroll.
  • Implements and integrates the principles and procedures of Solution-Based Casework: assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans and documentation and celebration.
  • Facilitates case consultation and offers support and guidance to ensure staff are adhering to the tenets of SBC.
  • Participates in continued SBC training, coaching, and the SBC certification process.

Supervision/Professional Development

  • Partners closely with the Program Director on the general functioning of the prevention program.
  • Actively participates in weekly supervision with Program Director.
  • Ensures the staff assigned to the school are in compliance and the staff is providing support and meets the needs of assigned families.